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Archive for August, 2011

You have until midnight tonight (EST) to take advantage of our early bird registration rate of $109 for Together for Adoption 2011 Phoenix. Together for Adoption’s conferences are one-of-a-kind events that uniquely bring together the heart-winning truth of God’s renewing work of adoption in the world and the Christian’s call to care for orphans. We believe […]

One of my dreams is that when Christians hear the word adoption, they will think first about their adoption by God. I am far from alone in this dream. I share it with those who have attended Together for Adoption conferences, and with innumerable other Christians, beginning with the Apostle Paul. The word adoption is […]

Early Bird Registration Ends Wednesday

by Dan Cruver Published Aug 29, 2011

Just 3 days left to take advantage of our early bird registration rate. Our early bird rate of $109 for Together for Adoption 2011 in Phoenix ends Wednesday, August 31st, at midnight. Join us as we consider Missional Living, the Gospel and Orphan Care. Everyone who registers for our National Conference will be entered into a […]

Meet Tim Chester

by Dan Cruver Published Aug 26, 2011

Tim Chester is a church planter with The Crowded House in Sheffield, UK, and co-director of The Porterbrook Network, which seeks to train people for church planting. He’s the author of more than a dozen books, including Good News to the Poor, The Message of Prayer, and Total Church, co-written with Steve Timmis. One of […]

If you live in the Southeast, Northlands Church is hosting their first adoption conference, Hope at Home, September 23-24. This is the home church of Dr. Susan Hillis, adoptive mother of 10 children, motivational speaker, and Senior HIV Scientist from the CDC (Susan is also a breakout speaker at our October 21-22 conference in Phoenix). […]

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I hang around the Apostle Paul’s adoption texts quite a bit (Ephesians 1:4-5; Romans 9:4; Galatians 4:4-6; Romans 8:15, 23). There’s rarely a day when I’m not reflecting or thinking upon them for at least a portion of my day. They are amazing texts, the depths of which will take an eternity to fully comprehend. […]

get our early bird rate now

by Dan Cruver Published Aug 22, 2011

This is the last full week that you may take advantage of our early bird registration rate ($109 per person). Early bird registration for Together for Adoption 2011 in Phoenix ends August 31st. Everyone who registers for our National Conference will be entered into a drawing to receive copies of Reclaiming Adoption: Missional Living Through the […]

Orphan Sunday—November 6th

by Dan Cruver Published Aug 19, 2011

Orphan Sunday 2011 is just around the corner. If God is awakening you to the plight of the fatherless, Orphan Sunday (November 6th this year) is an invitation to spread that passion in your local church community. Please visit the Orphan Sunday website for numerous solid resources and event ideas. Also, if you are a […]

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Hope for Orphans Institute—Sept. 16-17

by Dan Cruver Published Aug 18, 2011

We at ABBA Fund and Together for Adoption believe that what the Hope for Orphans Institute is doing September 16-17 is of critical importance. The adoption journey does not conclude once your child is in your home. That’s really when the journey begins. Actually and ideally, the post-placement journey should begin months and months before […]

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easy to forget

by Dennae Pierre Published Aug 17, 2011

My oldest son is turning ten in a few weeks, but the countdown to his birthday began a few days after his 9th birthday. Now that the countdown is only a few weeks away, he has been talking incessantly about who would be at his birthday party, what types of food we would have, what kind […]

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Early Bird Registration Ends Soon

by Dan Cruver Published Aug 17, 2011

If you wish to take advantage of early bird registration ($109 per person) for our National Conference in Phoenix, you have two weeks to do so. Early bird registration ends August 31st. Join Darrin Patrick, Tullian Tchividjian, Bryan Loritts, Tim Chester, Tom Davis, Jeff Vanderstelt, Shaun Groves, Aaron Ivey and many others as we explore Missional Living, the Gospel and Orphan Care. Everyone […]

” . . . when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons. And because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, […]

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